Johannes Kepler University of Linz

501–600 th
World University Rankings 2019
101-150 th
Young University Rankings 2016
Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz, Austria

About Johannes Kepler University of Linz

The Johannes Kepler University of Linz (JKU) boasts future-oriented academic degree programmes, excellence in teaching and research, numerous partnerships in Austria and abroad, and a unique campus with park-like grounds. JKU has more than 60 modern, hands-on academic degree programmes. Research conducted at all three faculties – Social Sciences, Economics and Business; Law; and Engineering and Natural Sciences – is recognised worldwide. The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business (SOWI) has created its degree programmes to address and solve complex social and business issues. JKU offers a complete spectrum of degree programmes in social, economics and business studies. The Faculty of Law (RE) focuses on public, private and international business law. Transnational cooperation efforts deal with legal issues at an international level. JKU is the only university in Austria that offers a multimedia diploma degree programme in law. The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (TN) works closely with both local and international businesses and industry. The TN Faculty offers a broad, interdisciplinary range of degree programmes and the JKU Science Park provides high-tech classrooms and modern facilities in support of teaching and research. The Faculty of Medicine (MED) is the most recent addition to JKU. Opened in 2014, the faculty offers an academic degree in human medicine. JKU is the first Austrian university to offer studies in human medicine in accordance with the new bachelor-master’s degree system. The bachelor’s degree programme will be conducted in cooperation with the Medical University of Graz. In its final phase, JKU will accept 300 students per year to the medical degree programme.

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  • 11.1
    No. of students per staff
  • 11%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 6,345
    Number of FTE Students
  • 52 : 48
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
Based on data collected for the (1) 2019 World University Rankings

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